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Euro 2020 to be staged in cities across Europe

The European Championship in 2020 will be staged in cities across the continent to spread the financial load of hosting the tournament, European

The European Championship in 2020 will be staged in cities across the continent to spread the financial load of hosting the tournament, European

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Prandelli does it his way ahead of 2014

“Distinguished for his fair play, honesty and social commitment”: these are the reasons for which Italy manager Cesare Prandelli has recently been

“Distinguished for his fair play, honesty and social commitment”: these are the reasons for which Italy manager Cesare Prandelli has recently been

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Deschamps: 'The players need to give more to the team'

After the French football team were knocked-out of the euro 2012 in the quarter final stages, manager Laurent Blanc stepped down to be replaced by

After the French football team were knocked-out of the euro 2012 in the quarter final stages, manager Laurent Blanc stepped down to be replaced by

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Poznan's Euro 2012 social legacy

Poznan rises early. The city of just over half a million has with Warsaw the lowest unemployment rate in Poland and getting to work on time and in

Poznan rises early. The city of just over half a million has with Warsaw the lowest unemployment rate in Poland and getting to work on time and in

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King Juan Carlos congratulates La Roja

After the glorious victory of La Roja at Euro 2012, the Spanish team was received by King Juan Carlos at La Zarzuela on the outskirts of Madrid.

After the glorious victory of La Roja at Euro 2012, the Spanish team was received by King Juan Carlos at La Zarzuela on the outskirts of Madrid.

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Euro 2012: Winner takes all

It was a case of winner takes all for Spain at Euro 2012. The side positioned themselves as the dominant force in European if not world football

It was a case of winner takes all for Spain at Euro 2012. The side positioned themselves as the dominant force in European if not world football

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Spanish team receive heroes welcome after Euro 2012 victory

Before they left for Ukraine, Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told his national team that now, more than ever, their country needed them to

Before they left for Ukraine, Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told his national team that now, more than ever, their country needed them to

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Euro 2012: The Kyiv clear-up begins

The party is over and the clean-up has begun. Dismantling the Euro 2012 fan-zone in the centre of Kyiv is just one job among many around the country

The party is over and the clean-up has begun. Dismantling the Euro 2012 fan-zone in the centre of Kyiv is just one job among many around the country

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Spain's euphoria and despair

The Spanish national team have arrived home following their 4-0 drubbing of Italy in the Euro 2012 final. Fans were still celebrating the

The Spanish national team have arrived home following their 4-0 drubbing of Italy in the Euro 2012 final. Fans were still celebrating the

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Euro 2012 farewell party in Kiev

Euro 2012 ended with a great win for Spain, but there were football fans of all nationalities partying together into the early hours in Kiev as the

Euro 2012 ended with a great win for Spain, but there were football fans of all nationalities partying together into the early hours in Kiev as the

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Spain celebrates historic Euro 2012 football win

Sunday night in Madrid saw an eruption of mass joy as football fans gathered to celebrate Spain’s emphatic 4-0 win over Italy in the final of Euro

Sunday night in Madrid saw an eruption of mass joy as football fans gathered to celebrate Spain’s emphatic 4-0 win over Italy in the final of Euro

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Spain's players savour the moment

Following their emphatic victory in the Euro 2012 final, Spain’s victorious players arrived back at their Kiev hotel to a rapturous welcome. Fans

Following their emphatic victory in the Euro 2012 final, Spain’s victorious players arrived back at their Kiev hotel to a rapturous welcome. Fans

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Kiev's party for the end of Euro 2012

The fans leaving the stadium in Kiev were heading for a party of some sort or another, whichever team they had been supporting. Among the

The fans leaving the stadium in Kiev were heading for a party of some sort or another, whichever team they had been supporting. Among the

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Ukrainian pride over Euro 2012 organisation

Many Ukrainian supporters had adopted a team for the Euro 2012 final in their capital Kiev. Those who chose to back Italy were not as desolate as

Many Ukrainian supporters had adopted a team for the Euro 2012 final in their capital Kiev. Those who chose to back Italy were not as desolate as

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"We are the champions!"

Spain have been celebrating an historic win at the Euro 2012 football championships after hammering Italy in the final by the biggest scoreline in

Spain have been celebrating an historic win at the Euro 2012 football championships after hammering Italy in the final by the biggest scoreline in

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Euro 2012: Spain thrash Italy 4-0 to retain European crown

Spain became the first nation to retain their European title on Sunday night after thrashing a ten man Italy 4-0 in the final of Euro 2012. David

Spain became the first nation to retain their European title on Sunday night after thrashing a ten man Italy 4-0 in the final of Euro 2012. David

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Spain celebrates Euro 2012 final win over Italy

Crowds in Madrid watched their footballing heroes reclaim their European football crown, demolishing Italy 4-nil in the final of Euro 2012. Two

Crowds in Madrid watched their footballing heroes reclaim their European football crown, demolishing Italy 4-nil in the final of Euro 2012. Two

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Spain demolish Italy to win Euro 2012

World champions Spain have taken their place in footballing history after regaining their UEFA European title by demolishing Italy 4-nil in the Euro

World champions Spain have taken their place in footballing history after regaining their UEFA European title by demolishing Italy 4-nil in the Euro

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Fans warm up for Euro football final in Kiev

Spain are set to be crowned football champions of Europe for a second successive time. That’s not official of course but its the view of the fans in

Spain are set to be crowned football champions of Europe for a second successive time. That’s not official of course but its the view of the fans in

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Cheerful rivalry in Kiev ahead of Euro 2012 final

On the eve of the Euro 2012 final between Italy and Spain, supporters of both sides were teasing each other on the streets of the host city, Kiev

On the eve of the Euro 2012 final between Italy and Spain, supporters of both sides were teasing each other on the streets of the host city, Kiev

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Euro 2012 ticket touts doing brisk business

Desperate Spanish and Italian football fans say they’ve resorted to the black market to get tickets for Sunday’s Euro 2012 final in Ukraine. The

Desperate Spanish and Italian football fans say they’ve resorted to the black market to get tickets for Sunday’s Euro 2012 final in Ukraine. The

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Euro 2012 party over for Donetsk

The Euro 2012 party is over in Donetsk, the eastern Ukrainian town that hosted the semi final between Spain and Portugal on Wednesday. For European

The Euro 2012 party is over in Donetsk, the eastern Ukrainian town that hosted the semi final between Spain and Portugal on Wednesday. For European

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Italy 2-1 Germany: How it happened

Against all the odds Italy reached the final of Euro 2012 following a 2-1 win over pre-tournament favourites Germany in the

Against all the odds Italy reached the final of Euro 2012 following a 2-1 win over pre-tournament favourites Germany in the

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Italian fans rejoice in Rome

Italian soccer fans partied into the night on June 28 after Italy’s 2-1 victory over Germany in the Euro 2012 semi-final. The Azzurri will now take

Italian soccer fans partied into the night on June 28 after Italy’s 2-1 victory over Germany in the Euro 2012 semi-final. The Azzurri will now take

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Italy beat Germany to make it to the Euro 2012 final

There were ecstatic football fans and scenes of jubilation in Rome as Italy made it to the finals of Euro 2012. Mario Balotelli scored both goals

There were ecstatic football fans and scenes of jubilation in Rome as Italy made it to the finals of Euro 2012. Mario Balotelli scored both goals

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Euro 2012: Balotelli shines as Italy beat Germany to reach final

Mario Balotelli scored two first half goals to help Italy beat Germany 2-1 and reach the final of Euro 2012. Balotelli headed home the opener in

Mario Balotelli scored two first half goals to help Italy beat Germany 2-1 and reach the final of Euro 2012. Balotelli headed home the opener in

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Spain v Portugal: How it happened

Sergio Ramos pulled off a delightful Panenka spot kick that gave Spain the upperhand in their 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over Portugal in the

Sergio Ramos pulled off a delightful Panenka spot kick that gave Spain the upperhand in their 4-2 penalty shoot-out win over Portugal in the

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German confidence v Italian modesty ahead of Euro 2012 semi-final

Germans and Italians flocked to Warsaw ahead of Thursday night’s second semi-final in Euro 2012. Germany fans were in a confident mood – the team

Germans and Italians flocked to Warsaw ahead of Thursday night’s second semi-final in Euro 2012. Germany fans were in a confident mood – the team

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Spain beats Portugal on penalties

Jubilant Spanish football fans back home in Madrid celebrate their team’s victory over Portugal after a dramatic penalty shootout. For those lucky

Jubilant Spanish football fans back home in Madrid celebrate their team’s victory over Portugal after a dramatic penalty shootout. For those lucky

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The agony and ecstasy as Spain beats Portugal on penalties

Jubilant Spanish football fans back home in Madrid celebrate their team’s victory over Portugal after a dramatic penalty shootout. For those lucky

Jubilant Spanish football fans back home in Madrid celebrate their team’s victory over Portugal after a dramatic penalty shootout. For those lucky